Hydroplaning is NOT a sport!

Parasailing, paddle-boarding and hydroplaning may all sound like fun sports. But I can assure you from having personal experience with all of them, they are not! Although parasailing did get my blood pumping and paddle-boarding provides an awesome ab workout,...

4 Signs You Need to Buy Winter Tires Right Now

“Should I buy winter tires?” is one of the most common questions I hear at this time of year. I’d like to respond with another question… Would you wear sandals in a snow storm? Probably not. Brrrrr! For the same reason, you shouldn’t wear...

Dear Distracted Drivers: Put Your Damn Phone Down

Dear Distracted Drivers, Put your damn phone down. Driving isn’t complicated. You push a gas pedal and the car goes. You spin the steering wheel and the car turns. Basic stuff! When a task becomes easy, it feels like second nature. So we multitask. Drivers eat,...

Let’s Educate and Empower the World: One Driver at a Time

As some of you know, I run an auto shop in Flushing (Queens), NY. We’ve been in business since 1933. For the record: I have not been alive that long! It’s a family business. My great-grandfather, grandpa, and dad have all run the show. That’s been my...

Five of the Least Safe Cars to Drive Made in Recent Years

We have all heard the stories about unsafe cars. Cars with accelerators that stick, gas tanks that explode on impact, or vehicles that are much more likely to roll over in the event of a crash. Some cars have design flaws that make them unsafe, such as the gull-wing...

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